protrusive occlusion

protrusive occlusion

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  • relation — 1. An association or connection between or among people or objects. SEE ALSO: relationship. 2. In dentistry, the mode of contact of teeth or the positional relationship of oral structures. [L. relatio, a bringing back] …   Medical dictionary

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